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Backup Windows 10 with an Anti-virus installed?

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This is a general question. I have heard from some people that it is not ok to make a backup of Windows with antivirus already installed in it. I have no idea is it right or not. I want to make a backup of my Windows 10 with a 3 party software like Acronis. I would really appreciate if someone can clarify is it ok or not to make a backup with an antivirus ( for example 360 Total Security ) already installed in the Laptop.


Community Review Team
Nov 12, 2012
That's perfectly acceptable, I see no reason for an issue to arise.